Category Archives: Poetry/fiction

A Lesson in Change

Tonight while reading her book for school, Dancing Dinosaurs, my first grader asks how people came to be. Last week, we watched the short introductory film at the American Museum of Natural History explaining the common origins for all vertebrates. … Continue reading

Posted in It's All About Me, Parenting Moments, Poetry/fiction | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Have You Ever Been Happy?

I would not say I am a happy person. By nature or by defect, I am often depressed and moody. And it is by knowing the darkness that I can experience its absence with pure appreciation. There is an almost … Continue reading

Posted in Family Life, It's All About Me, Mental health, New York City Living and Coping, Parenting Moments, Poetry/fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments